The whole world is all about green these days, and I’m not talking about money. There has been so much talk and fuss about global warming and climate change recently, that we all need to be more conscious about using our resources.
I remember the old View-Master viewer and reels from when I was a kid. Most people have probably used a View-Master 3D viewer at some point in their childhood. The images were fun. But what if you want to make your own custom picture reels?
Those cats over at NASA come up with some wild ideas from time to time and one of their latest ideas may well be the strangest I have seen in a while. NASA has devised a plan to harpoon a comet as it streaks by.
Wayne Dorrington decided that it was time that the story of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, needed to be retold using only icons – or as he calls it “Iconoscope.” I have to say that it’s pretty funny, especially when you’ve seen Empire as many times as I have.
I just told you about The Dark Meadow game being available for the Android platform and now a new teaser trailer has been released. The trailer gives you an idea of what you will find in the game when it’s launched in early 2012 on Android.
If recent developments are any indication, I think we’re on the precipice of a whole new era in vending machines. Thanks to modern technology, these mechanical devices are about to get an upgrade. Here’s one new concept design which adds a large touchscreen to the front of the machine to help you with your transactions.
Remember how Neo cheated fast-tracked his Kung-Fu and weapon proficiency in The Matrix? That might soon be possible in the real world. In the false world. In our world. This one. Dammit. Whoa. A recent set of experiments have indicated that it’s possible to teach a person by copying the brain patterns from another person who is good at the task to be taught.
QR codes are meant to be created digitally, but that didn’t stop Lauren Manning and Camile Wei-Hsin Lin from creating their own handmade versions, which surprisingly still scan just fine. Most of these were created using found objects, which makes them even more interesting.
Tokyoflash is notorious for releasing wristwatches with complicated designs, so I was a bit surprised to see them release the minimalistic On Air wristwatch. It barely has any tricks up its sleeve, merely combining the hour hand and the minute display.
When it comes to choosing a stand for your tablet or e-reader, which matters more to you: portability, size, ease of storage, or functionality? If you answered ease of storage, then you probably won’t like the FLOTE very much.
So here’s more proof that sex sells. I think it’s sort of sad why a lot of retailers push women dressed in skimpy or revealing stuff when they aren’t even selling said clothing (or rather, lingerie) in the first place.
It’s hard to tell if the Tabstrummer hails from the future or the past. One thing is for sure, it looks downright awesome. It’s a stand-alone programmable MIDI controller that is half guitar and half keyboard.
The FAA has announced that it has cleared the Apple iPad for use in commercial flights in all stages of the flight by pilots. American Airlines has conducted tests of both iPad and iPad 2 for all phases of flight for the last 6 months, it has been deemed it safe for flight.